Potomac Club of Washington
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|Nick Name||Potomac Club|
|Earliest Known Date||1859|
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|Location||Washington, DC, United States|
"In the fall of 1859, two separate groups of government workers met in Washington and formed the area's first base baseball clubs, the Potomac and the Nationals."
Washington's population in 1860 was about 75,000. It was the 14th largest city in the US.
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Win/Loss Records As Far As We Now Know
Warning: Users should not rely on a team's won-loss record as a reflection of its "standing" among all base ball clubs. Team schedules were not balanced, and a good record against mostly weak opponents does not signify a leading club.
|1860||4 Played||2 Won||2 Lost||0 Tied|
|Page||Date||City||Borough||State||Team 1||Team 2||Score||First in||Contributor|
|Ballgame||1860-05-05||Washington||DC||Potomac Club of Washington||National Club of Washington||37 - 15||Craig Waff|
|Ballgame||1860-06-06||Washington||DC||Excelsior Club of Baltimore||Potomac Club of Washington||40 - 24||Craig Waff|
|Ballgame||1860-09-11||Washington||DC||Potomac Club of Washington||National Club of Washington||38 - 22||Craig Waff|
|Ballgame||1860-09-21||Washington||DC||National Club of Washington||Potomac Club of Washington||30 - 25||Craig Waff|
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